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Bial, Albert (American Theatrical Entrepreneur, 1842-1897)
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 111

Biblis (Daughter of Miletus)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 182

Bichel, Andreas (Bavarian Serial Killer, 1760-1809)
The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 18

Bickford, William (British Currier, 1774-1834)
Bickford Cord: "The Railroad Thieves" (P. Orlovetz) 76

Bickley, George (American Founder of The Knights of the Golden Circle, ?-1867)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 98-100

Bicknell, Herman (British Surgeon & Orientalist, 1830-1875)
The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 257-258, 260

Biedermeier, Gottlieb (19th Century German Satirical Character)
Biedermeier Bed: The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 154
Biedermeier Piano: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 250
Biedermeier Sofa: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 231

Bierce, Abigail (Sister of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Addison (Brother of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Albert (Brother of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Almeda (Sister of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Ambrose (American Author, 1842-1914)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 459-460, 466, 473-481
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 114; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 15-18, 51, 58, 118, 218; "The Bughouse Caper" (Bill Pronzini) 202-203

Bierce, Amelia (Sister of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Andrew (Brother of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Ann (Sister of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Augustus (Brother of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Aurelius (Brother of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Day (Son of Ambrose Bierce, 1872-1889)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 479-480

Bierce, Leigh (Son of Ambrose Bierce, 1874-1901)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 479-480

Bierce, Marcus Aurelius (Father of Ambrose Bierce)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478

Bierce, Mollie (Wife of Ambrose Bierce, ?-1905)
"The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 478-480

Big Bad Wolf, The (Fairy Tale Character)
The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Franklin W. Dixon) 122; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 104; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 23; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 10; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 39

Big Bear: see Mistahimaskwa

Big Bopper, The (American Rock 'N' Roll Singer, 1830-1859)
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 181

Big Brother (1984 - George Orwell)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 155, 176-177
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 274

Bigelow, S. Tupper (Canadian Judge & Sherlockian)
Magistrate Estes Bigelow: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 13
Superintendent Bigelow: Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 5, 8, 10

Bigge, Sir Arthur, Lord Stamfordham (Royal Equerry, 1849-1931)
The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 181-186, 198, 221-222, 224-225, 232-233, 246, 263, 279, 306-307
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203
"The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 159, 168-181, 184, 186, 189, 198-199, 208, 210, 212
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 121

Biggers, Earl Derr (American Author, 1884-1933)
The Spy who Fell off the Back of a Bus (Marc Lovell) 111

Biggles (Biggles series - W.E. Johns)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 5, 7, 21-22, 25, 65-66, 137-138, 144, 166-167, 174, 193, 228, 347
Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 52; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 19; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 111

Biggs, Ronnie (British Train Robber, 1929- )
The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 110

Bigham, F.T. (Chief Constable of the Metropolitan Police)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 10

Bigham, John Charles: see Lord Mersey

Bilac, Olavo (Brazilian Poet, 1865-1918)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 14-15, 53, 60, 62-64, 66, 69, 72-73, 124, 126, 130, 134, 150

Bilhah (Bible - Genesis)
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 177

Bill Badger (Rupert the Bear series)
"Rupert and the Pharaoh’s Treasure" (Ian Robinson) 7-8, 10, 25

Bill the Lizard (Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll)
Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 89

Billington, James (British Hangman, 1847-1901)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 15-16, 146-148, 204-205; "The Case of the Borderland Dandelions" (Howard Engel) 26-32, 41, 50

Billington, Samuel F. (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 185; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 109

Billington, Thomas (British Hangman, 1873-1902)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 169

Billingtons, The (James (1847-1901), Thomas (1873-1902), William (1875-1952), John (1880-1905), British Hangmen)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 25, 160

Billot, General Jean-Baptiste (French War Minister, 1828-1907)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 335-338, 406

Billy the Kid, William H. Bonney (American Outlaw, 1859-1881)
Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 2-5, 7, 40-41, 48, 53-60, 76, 78, 99, 140, 148-154, 156-163, 166-169, 174, 186-192, 205, 228, 232-233, 239-241
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 162; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 9, 184, 236; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 28; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 166-167; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 34; "A Volume in Vermilion" (Kim Newman) 83; "The Blue Eyed Dog" (Frank Thomas) 58; Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 39-40, 43, 45-46, 142; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 101

Bin Laden, Osama (Founder of Al Qaeda, 1957-2011)
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 88; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 87

Binet, Alfred (French Psychologist, 1857-1911)
"The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 23-25, 27-34, 36, 117

Bingley, Charles (Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 149; My Hero (Tom Holt) 80-83

Bingo Pup (Rupert the Bear series)
"Rupert and the Pharaoh’s Treasure" (Ian Robinson) 7-12, 25

Binky, Captain Eustacio (the Disappearing Dwarf - James P. Blaylock)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 140

Binstead, Arthur 'Pitcher' (British Journalist, Founder of the Pelican Club, 1846-1915)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 62-64, 148-154, 156-158, 160-162, 164-165
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 87

Bira Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (Prime Minister of Nepal (1885-1901), 1852-1901)
"The Case of the French Savant" (Ted Riccardi) 94, 101-105, 107, 112, 114-115, 117
"The Case of Hodgson's Ghost" (Ted Riccardi) 43, 63, 69-70, 75, 79, 81, 85

Birch, Dr E.A. (British Physician)
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 182

Birch, John (American Military Intelligence Officer, 1918-1945)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 29

Birch, Mr (American Landowner)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 60

Bird, Dr. (Witness in the Smethurst / Bankes Murder Case)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 25, 28-29, 31, 34, 37

Bird, Henry Edward (British Chess Player, 1830-1908)
"The Moriarty Gambit" (Fritz Leiber) 299-300, 305

Bird, J. Malcolm (American Mathematician & Journalist, 1886-?)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 82

Bird, William (British Artist, 1772-1819)
"The Medium Problem" (Steve Leadley) 229

Birdman of Alcatraz, The (Robert Stroud, American Murderer, ?-1963)
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 79; "Elementary, My Lovely" (Sarah Montague Joffe) 10

Birkenhead, Frederick Edward Smith, Lord (British Politician, 1872-1930)
"The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 215-218
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 58; "The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 133; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 91; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 3

Birling, Arthur (An Inspector Calls - John Galsworthy)
"Court of Honour" (J.R. Campbell) 70, 73-82

Birrell, Augustine (English Politician, 1850-1933)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 76, 158

Birt, John (British Television Executive, 1944- )
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 490

Bishop, Eleanor Fletcher (Mother & Biographer of Washington Irving Bishop)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 189-190

Bishop, John (British Resurrectionist, ?-1831)

Bishop, Washington Irving (American Magician, 1856-1889)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 185-190, 433, 436, 450-451, 460, 474

Bismarck, Otto Von (German Chancellor, 1815-1898)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 24, 28, 30, 49, 69, 144, 205, 211, 246-247, 249, 255, 259
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 25, 27, 36-37, 39, 64, 97, 103, 106, 153-154, 174, 238, 263, 318-320
The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 37, 71-72, 74-77, 112-114, 116, 135-136, 150, 152, 159, 209, 237, 268, 293, 323, 330
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 143; The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 106; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 183; The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 70-71; "A Function of Probability" (Mike Chinn) 448; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 256; Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 10, 26, 31; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 97; "The Fifth Browning" (Jürgen Ehlers) 532; "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 119; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 69; Against the Brotherhood (Quinn Fawcett) 69, 157, 179, 196, 268; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 22, 44, 66, 89, 120, 157; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 121; "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 339; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 134; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 11; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 29; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 173; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 78; "Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 41; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 202; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 233; "The Adventure of the Missing Detective" (Gary Lovisi) 306; The Baron’s Revenge (Gary Lovisi) 72; "The Loss of the British Bark Sophy Anderson" (Gary Lovisi) 14; Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 160; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 159-160, 172; "The Adventure of the Faithful Retainer" (Amy Myers) 366, 370; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 139-140, 142, 149, 170, 192; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 79; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 23, 164; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 140-141, 145, 156, 159, 168, 190-192; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 11-12, 39, 53, 69. 71, 119-120, 122, 124, 223, 231-232, 295, 302-303; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 149; "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 74; "The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 3; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 137; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 174; "The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 99; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 2, 267-268; "The Four Detectives" (Frank Thomas) 139; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 17; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 203; "The Case of the Watchful Waiter" (June Thomson) 278; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 125; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 56, 91; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 284-285

Bizet, Georges (French Composer, 1838-1875)
"The Adventure of Mrs. Burlingame's Diamond Stomacher" (John Kendrick Bangs) 47; "Murder To Music" (Anthony Burgess) 188; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 109; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 288; "The Sudden Death of Cardinal Tosca" (Isaac S. George) 81; "The Adventure of the Anonymous Author" (Edward D. Hoch) 104, 107; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 61-63, 113, 147; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 178

Black, Adam & Charles (British Publishers)
Blacks: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 120, 151, 157

Black, Davidson (Canadian Professor of Anatomy, Discovered Peking Man Fossils, 1884-1934)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 221-223, 225, 229, 235-236

Black, G.V. (American Dentist, 1836-1915)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 309

Black, James (American Blacksmith, Made Jim Bowie's Knife, 1800-1872)
The Quest for Bowie's Blade (J.T. Edson) 5, 7, 15, 23, 61, 135, 144-147, 173

Black, Terence (The Two Footmen - Michael Gilbert)
"The Two Footmen" (Michael Gilbert) 190-193, 197-199, 201, 203-205
"The Adventure of the Extraordinary Lodger" (M.J. Elliott) 22

Black, William Henry (British Archaeologist)
The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 173

Black Bess (Dick Turpin's Horse)
"The Adventure of the Late Orang Outang" (Gillian Linscott) 39; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 76-80

Black Cat, The (The Black Cat - Edgar Allan Poe)
"The Adventure of the Boston Dromio" (Matthew Pearl) 268; The Night Calls (David Pirie) 188

Black Duncan of the Cowl: see Duncan Campbell

Black-Eyed Sue (Black-eyed Sue and Sweet Poll of Plymouth, taking leave of their lovers who are going to Botany Bay - Satirical Print, 1794)
"The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 145

Black Hand, The (Serbian Secret Society)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 52-54, 149, 154-157, 169-170, 223-224
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 295, 314
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 12; "The Disappearance of the Vatican Emissary" (Jack Grochot) 67

Black Hawk (Mary Marshall's Spirit Guide)
The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 6

Black Huntsman (Samiel), The (Der Freischutz - Weber)
The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 59

Black Kettle (Cheyenne Leader, c.1803-1868)
Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 245-246, 252

Black Kitten, The (Alice Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll)
"The Adventure of the Librarian's Ghost" (Jon L. Breen) 24

Black Michael (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
"Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 161-162, 173
Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 12-16, 19; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 453; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 189-190, 192-193
Michaelists: "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 391, 433, 460; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 195

Black Panthers, The (American Revolutionary Organisation, 1966-1982)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 216;

Black Panthers, The (British Race Movement, 1960s-1970s)
A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 141

Black Prince: see Edward the Black Prince

Black Spot, The (Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 35; The Case of the Captive Clairvoyant (Anthony Read) 107, 134-135; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 260

Blackbeard (Edward Teach, 18th Century British Pirate)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 294; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 400; "The Adventure of the Death-Fetch" (Darrell Schweitzer) 469

Blackburn, Douglas (English Journalist)
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 20-22, 24

Blackburn, J.H.: see Dr Francis J. Tumbletye

Blackburn, Luke (American Doctor, later Governor of Kentucky, plotted to use smallpox as weapon in US Civil War)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 121

Blackburne, Joseph (British Chess Player, 1841-1942)
"The Moriarty Gambit" (Fritz Leiber) 300, 305
The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 183

Blackett, Spencer (British Publisher, 1858-1920)
Spencer Blackett Edition: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 231

Blackler, Richard John (British Retailer)
Blackler's: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 337

Blackmore, R.D. (British Author, 1825-1900)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 29; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 177

Blackstone, Harry (American Magician, 1885-1965)
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 139; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 74; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 3; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 198

Blackstone, Sir William (British Judge, 1723-1780)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 20, 53, 59, 126-127, 172-175, 178
"The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 252, 258; "The Mysterious Death at Wetherby Manor (Ned Hubbell) 10; "The Bughouse Caper" (Bill Pronzini) 153
My Blackstone: Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 92

Blackwater, Marquess (Tarzan Alive - Philip José Farmer)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 77, 147-148

Blackwell, Benjamin (British Bookseller, 1849-1924)
Blackwell's Bookshop: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 248, 280

Blackwell, Elizabeth (First American Woman Doctor, 1821-1910)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 336; Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 19

Blackwell, Dr Frederick (British Doctor Called to Elizabeth Stride Murder Scene)
A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 426
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 123

Blackwell, Robert (American Owner of Blackwell's Island, 1640-1717)
Blackwell's Island: The Pursuit of the House-Boat (John Kendrick Bangs) 133; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 271

Blackwood, Algernon (British Author, 1869-1951)
Pulptime (P.H.Cannon) 23; "By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 207-208

Blackwood, George Frederick (British Military Commander, 1838-1880)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 11-13; Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 156, 159, 161, 166-167, 171, 177, 180-182, 184-185, 194-195

Blackwood, William (Scottish Publisher, 1776-1834)
Blackwoods: Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 87

Blades, D.P. (Scottish Advocate-Depute)
"The Mystery of the Acetylene Lamp" (Anonymous) 93

Bladud (Father of King Lear, Founder of Bath)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 97-98

Blagden, Isa (British Poet, 1816-1873)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 151-152

Blaine, James G. (American Politician, 1830-1893)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 137-138, 178
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 52, 73, 173-175, 244-247, 249, 253, 257, 266-268, 271-272, 274-275, 278-279, 291, 296-298, 304, 354
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 99, 101

Blair, Hugh (Scottish Clergyman & Author, 1718-1800)
Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House (Gerald Frow) 113

Blair, John (Scottish Solicitor)
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 143

Blair, Tony (British Prime Minister (1997-2007), 1953- )
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 5, 37; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 69; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 14; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 44

Blaisdell, Josiah (American Judge)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 112-113, 121

Blaise, Modesty (Modesty Blaise series - Peter O'Donnell)
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 33; The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 14; My Hero (Tom Holt) 292

Blaise, St. (Bishop & Martyr, ?-316)
"Mrs. Farintosh & An Opal Tiara" (Ian Charnock) 177; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 279

Blake, Carole (British Literary Agent)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 27-29

Blake, Sexton (Sexton Blake series - Harry Blyth)
"The Adventure of the Fallen Stone" (Win Scott Eckert) 72, 77-78, 80-89, 91
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 10-16, 34-40
"The Strange Case of the Three Revolvers" (Anthony Grey)
65-67
"Merridew of Abominable Memory" (Chris Roberson) 230
J. Saxon Blake: The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 97, 111-125, 137-144, 148, 150, 152, 189, 192-200
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 192; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 51; "The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 60; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 104; "The Case of the Substitute Strangler" (Douglas Moreton) 40; "My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 17-18, 20; Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 54; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 77-78, 90
Blake the sexton: Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J. Trow) 24

Blake, William (British Poet & Artist, 1757-1827)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 128, 196-197, 199, 203, 212-213, 226, 272, 275
"The Executioner" (Lawrence C. Connolly) 104; "The Adventure of the Mendicant's Face" (M.J. Elliott) 24; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 61; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 147; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 293; Evolution (John Peel) 107; The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 68; "The Adventure of the Richmond Horror" (Denis O. Smith) 11; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 70; A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 188

Blakely, Colin (Irish Actor, 1930-1987)
"As to ‘An Exact Knowledge of London’" (Tony Broadbent) 31

Blakeney, Marguerite (The Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Orczy)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 47

Blakeney, Sir Percy: See The Scarlet Pimpernel

Blakeney, Peter (Pimpernel and Rosemary - Baroness Orczy)
"The Adventure of the Fallen Stone" (Win Scott Eckert) 80

Blakeney, T.S. (Sherlockian Author)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 4

Blakey (On The Buses - TV series)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 182

Blanc, François (French Casino Manager)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 192

Blandy, John (British Wine Trader, 1783-1855)
Blandy's Madeira: "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 110

Blankenship, Tom (Mark Twain's Model for Huckleberry Finn)
"My Silk Umbrella" (Darryl Brock) 47

Blanqui, Louis (French Revolutionary Socialist, 1805-1881)
"Cross of Gold" (Michael Collins) 337
Blanquist; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 112, 137

Blastem, R. (The Cabinet of Curiosities - James Henry)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141

Blau, Peter E. (American Sherlockian)
The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 311
Lord Peter Blau: "Quadrumvirate" (Dana Martin Batory) 35
Pete Blau: Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 40-41, 47-48

Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna, Madame (Russian-American Theosophist, 1831-1891)
The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 1-5, 32, 34, 36, 42-46, 48, 55-68, 71, 79-81, 177, 264-265, 267, 359, 396
"The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 31-36
"The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 224-227, 231-232
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 20, 88, 106; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 23; The Guilty Abroad (Peter J. Heck) 186, 208; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 239, 302; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 105; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 127; "The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 217, 240; "The Adventure of the Death-Fetch" (Darrell Schweitzer) 470; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 155; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 98-99; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 96; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 23, 136

Bleda (Brother of Attila the Hun, 390-445)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 185

Bleriot, Louis (French Aviator, 1872-1936)
"The Adventure of The White Bird" (C. Edward Davis) 347; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 362; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 53; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 169; "Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 388; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 123
Bleriot Elliptique Lamps: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 14

Bleriot Monoplane: Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 111

Bleuler, Eugen (Swiss Psychiatrist, 1857-1939)
"The Case of the Addleton Tragedy" (Jack Grochot) 97; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 10

Bligh, William (British Naval officer, Captain of HMS Bounty, 1754-1817)
"The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 54; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 190
Captain of the Ship: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 36

Blimp, Colonel (Cartoon Character created by David Low)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 40, 49
"A Memo from Inspector Lestrade" (Marvin Kaye) 142
Colonel Blimpish: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 55

Blind Men (The Blind Men and the Elephant story)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 146

Blind Pew (Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 120; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 260

Blinky (Pac-Man Video Game Character)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 198

Blitzen (Santa's Reindeer)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 160

Blixen, Karen (Danish Writer)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 48, 176, 273, 321

Blobby, Mr. (Noel Edmonds' House Party - TV series)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 304

Blofeld, Ernst Stavro (James Bond series - Ian Fleming)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 40

Blok, Alexander (Russian Poet, 1880-1921)
"The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 221

Blomfield, Arthur Conran (British Architect)
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 4, 7-15, 17, 40, 48-49, 54, 58, 83, 92

Blomfield, Sir Arthur William (British Architect, 1829-1899)
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 9

Blondeau, Gustave (French Aviation Pioneer, 1871-1965)
Hewlett and Blondeau Limited

Blondel (French Troubadour)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 169

Blondell, Joan (American Actress, 1909-1979)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 195

Blondin, Charles (French Acrobat & Tightrope Walker, 1824-1897)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 5-6; "The Sudden Death of Cardinal Tosca" (Isaac S. George) 74; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 38-39, 55, 58, 215; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 7, 201; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 49; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 92; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 188
Blondel: The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 308; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 169
Blondin (a bird): Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 98, 114

Blood, General Sir Bindon (British Soldier, 1842-1940)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 85

Blood, Captain Thomas (Attempted to steal the British Crown Jewels, 1618-1680)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 171-173; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 143; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Jake & Luke Thoene) 30-31
A Modern Colonel Blood: "The Brighton Clown" (L.F.E. Coombs) 37

Bloofer Lady: see Westenra, Lucy

Bloofer Lady's Child Victims (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 143-144, 148, 151, 153, 156-158, 160, 162
Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 114, 122-124, 127

Bloom, Harold (American Critic, 1930- )
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 11

Bloom, Sol (American Politician, 1870-1949)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 611-612, 614-615
Copeland-Bloom Bill: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 104, 106

Bloomberg, Michael (American Politician, 1942- )
Bloomberg: "The Shadow Not Cast" (Lionel Chetwynd) 268

Bloomer, Amelia (American Reformer, 1818-1894)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 141

Bloomfield, Edward (British Soldier, Quartermaster at Isandlwana, 1835-1879)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 31-33, 36

Bloomingdale, Joseph (1842-1904) & Lyman G. (1841-1905) (American Businessmen)
Bloomingdale's: Dead Man’s Confession (Cass Lewis) 53

Blore, Eric (British Actor, 1887-1959)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 131

Blücher, Evelyn, Princess (British Author, Wife of German Nobleman)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 64

Blücher, Gebhard Leberecht Von (Prussian Field Marshal, 1742-1819)
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 66; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 31; "Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 156; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 437; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 117; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 145
Blüchers (boots): "My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 2-3, 13, 16, 19

Blue Fairy, The (Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 330-331

Blue John Gap Creature (The Terror of Blue John Gap - Arthur Conan Doyle)
"By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 209

Bluebeard (Barbe Bleue - Charles Perrault)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 146, 174; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 167; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 117; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 187; "The Adventure of the Voorish Sign" (Richard A. Lupoff) 349; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 15; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 59, 84; Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 116
A Bluebeard: "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 307

Bluebeard the Pirate: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 21, 132

Blues, The (English Smuggling Gang)
The Quallsford Inheritance (Lloyd Biggle, Jr.) 234, 253, 258-259
See also: George Ransley

Blume, Judy (American Author, 1938- )
"The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" (Laura Lippman) 219

Blunkett, David (British Politician)
The Home Secretary: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 72

Blunt, Anthony (British Art Historian and Spy, 1907-1983)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 72

Blüthner, Julius (German Piano Maker, 1824-1910)
Blüthner Piano: "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 85; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 191

Bly, Nellie (Frankie & Johnny - Song)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 491

Bly, Nellie (American Journalist, 1867-1922)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30-59, 89-96, 112-129, 134-141, 161-165, 171-178, 189-205, 212-213, 216, 225-228, 239-252, 263-275, 279-280, 286-290, 304-320, 329-345, 356-359, 371-391, 395-397, 420, 436-437, 441, 458, 462, 471, 480-483, 491, 496-501, 503-504, 508-509
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas)
25-26, 46, 48-60, 66, 68-79, 94-95, 103, 113, 119-128, 160-163, 166-173, 176-178, 181, 197, 210-230, 239-240, 248-259, 263-264, 267, 272-277, 282-302, 307-309, 313-321, 323-325, 327-329, 332-349, 352-378, 381-401, 404-408, 410-413, 415-417, 419, 421-426, 428, 431-438, 440, 442-443, 449-470, 473-474
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 19-26, 31, 56-59, 61-63, 65-68, 70, 83-99, 101-105, 107-130, 144-157, 163, 173-174, 177-180, 182-185, 190-231, 247, 279, 282, 289-293, 295-300, 303-310, 312-315, 319-320, 326, 330-331, 334, 336-337, 346-347, 352, 360, 366-379, 381-382, 388, 392, 408, 417-418, 428, 430, 433-435, 437-441, 444-446, 448, 450-451, 454-457, 459-461, 466, 470
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 27-36, 47, 51, 53, 60-63, 78, 84, 99, 101, 112, 114-118, 120, 122, 151-153, 171-174, 177, 180, 192, 202, 217, 225-226, 252-259, 266-275, 283, 291, 297, 300-301, 329-332, 335, 341, 380-382, 389, 394-396, 398-399, 404-407, 409, 425-427, 429, 435-436, 439-441
Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 275
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 222-230, 246-247, 249-253, 255, 258, 260-270, 273, 284, 287, 300-304, 311
"The Case of the Vanished Killer" (Derrick Belanger) 251; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 20; Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 20

Blyton, Enid (British Author, 1897-1968)
"The Ghost of Sherlock Holmes" (Leslie Halliwell) 242

Boadicea: see Boudicca

Boatswain (Byron's Dog)
The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 108; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 188, 221-222

Bobbsey Twins, The (The Bobbsey Twins series - Laura Lee Hope)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 21

Boccaccio, Giovanni (French-Italian Poet, 1313-1375)
"The Reichenbach Secret" (David Stuart Davies) 397; The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 108; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 6; "The Adventure of the Fateful Malady" (Craig Janacek) 417-418; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 59; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 175; "Voiceover" (Edward Wellen) 226; The Tale Not Told (Constance Wilder-Wokoun) 79

Bodkin, Archibald (English Lawyer, 1862-1957)
Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 375

Bodley, Sir Thomas (Bodleian Library Founder, 1545-1613)
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 354; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 236, 317; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 212
Bodleian: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 117;"The Case of the Purloined Bible" (S.M. Ghatak) 61, 67; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 163; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick)
15, 18; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 52, 54, 176-177, 186, 198, 332, 345-346, 353-354, 360; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 232-242, 245, 248, 258, 260-262, 316-318, 320, 325-326, 329; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 112, 155, 221-222; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 56, 87, 126, 159, 175; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 121; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 202; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 137; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 304, 307-308; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 808; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 37; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 7

Body Snatchers, The (Invasion of the Body Snatchers - Jack Finney)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 8; Sabrina The Teenage Witch: Hounded By Baskervilles (Mercer Warriner) 58
NOTE: The Martians in "Dynamics of an Asteroid" (Lavie Tidhar) are portrayed as an amalgam of H.G.Wells's Martians and Finney's Body Snatchers.

Boeing, William (American Aviation Pioneer, 1881-1956)
Boeing 747: My Hero (Tom Holt) 72; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 51

Boelcke, Oswald (German Air Ace, 1891-1916)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 27, 65, 216, 221, 231-232, 256; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 142; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 36

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (Roman Philosopher, 480-524)
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 242

Bogard, Albert (American Car Salesman)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 51-52, 174

Bogart, Humphrey (American Actor, 1899-1957)
"Holmes Ex Machina" (Susan Casper) 238; "A Scarletin Study" (Philip Jose Farmer) 193, 216; "The Adventure of the Odd Lotteries" (Robert L. Fish) 184 {Humphrey Beauregard}; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 113; "Sound Alibi" (Peter Guttridge) 24-25; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 7, 24, 66, 68, 87, 158; "The Greatest Detective of All Time" (Ralph Roberts) 312; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 74

Boguet, Henri (French Judge, 1550-1619)
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 23

Bohemond I (Leader of the First Crusade & Prince of Antioch, c1057-1111)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 145

Bohr, Niels (Danish Physicist, 1885-1962)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 136
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 29-30; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 18; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 47; "The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective " (Ralph Vaughan) 17

Bois, Curt (German Actor, 1901-1991)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 95

Boito, Arrigo (Italian Composer, 1842-1918)
Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 161, 193, 219; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 180; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 176, 179-180

Boito, Camillo (Italian Architect & Writer, 1836-1914)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 97

Bokassa, Jean (Central African President (1966-77) & Emperor (1977-79), 1921-1996)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 99

Bol, Ferdinand (Dutch Artist, 1616-1680)
"The Medium Problem" (Steve Leadley) 229

Bolden, Buddy (American Jazz Band Leader, 1877-1931)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 43

Boldini, Giovanni (Italian Painter, 1842-1931)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 124

Boleskin, Laird of: see Crowley, Aleister

Boleyn, Anne (Wife of Henry VIII, 1507-1536)
The Quallsford Inheritance (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 157; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 410; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 160, 170-172, 174-175, 178-182, 225, 237; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 23; Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 90; "The Dollmaker of Marigold Walk" (Barbara Hambly) 38; The Game's Afoot Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 36; The Shadow of Evil (Tim Pigott-Smith) 10; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Jake & Luke Thoene) 26, 53; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 92; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 86; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 120
Anne Boleyn's Well: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 112

Bolingbroke (Richard II - Shakespeare): see Henry IV (KIng of England)

Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, 1st Viscount (British Statesman, 1678-1751)
"The Adventure of the Mendicant's Face" (M.J. Elliott) 28

Bolivar, Simon (South American Revolutionary Leader, 1783-1830)
Time for Sherlock Holmes (David Dvorkin) 90
The Simon Bolivar (ship): "Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 399

Bollinger, Jacques Joseph (French Winemaker, 1803-1888)
Bollinger Champagne: "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 289

Bolton, William Henry Orde-Powlett, 3rd Baron (British Peer, 1818-1895)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 96-98, 101, 104, 106-107, 124-125

Bolzano, Bernard (Bohemian Mathematician, 1781-1848)
"The Adventure of the Lost Theorem" (Julie Novakova) 324-328, 330, 333-334, 337-338

Bombay Railway Station Restaurant Landlord (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 41

Bonacieux, Constance (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
"The Adventure of the Glass House" (Michael Mallory) 61, 63, 67-68

Bonaparte, Jérôme (Brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1784-1860)
Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 145

Bonaparte, Letizia (Mother of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1750-1836)
Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 210

Bonaparte, Louis Lucien (French Philologist, 1813-1891)
"The Siren of Sennen Cove" (Peter Tremayne) 52

Bonaparte, Lucien (Brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1775-1840)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 215

Bonaparte, Napoleon

Bonar Law, Andrew (Canadian-British Prime Minister (1922-23), 1858-1923)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 41, 45, 47, 106, 108-110, 112-113, 157-158, 204, 206
Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 547-549, 563
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 143, 155, 187

Bonar Law, Annie (née Annie Pitcairn Robley, Wife of Andrew Bonar Law, 1866-1909)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 71

Bond, James (James Bond series - Ian Fleming)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 37-38
Campion Bond: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 291-294; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 1-4, 17, 25, 31-35, 44-47, 49, 54, 64, 73, 94-96, 103-105, 110-111, 114-118, 143
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 25-28, 30-37, 54-55, 84-86, 128-131, 133-134, 138, 142-144
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91
Thomas Bond: From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 134, 136, 139, 142, 207
Double-O Agents: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 152, 154, 162-163, 178, 181, 192-193, 198, 201, 211, 214
009: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 194
Sir James le Lein: "A Case of Identity" (Randall Garrett) 72-74, 99, 102-104, 108-109
James Stock: Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 27, 45, 62-64, 66, 86, 90, 108-109, 125, 142-144, 150
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 113; "Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 28-29, 39, 42; The Strange Case of the End of Civilisation as we Know It (John Cleese, Jack Hobbs & Joe McGrath) 97; The Case of the Blackmail Boys (Terrance Dicks) 57, 80; The Case of the Missing Masterpiece (Terrance Dicks) 60, 64, 67; The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 39, 95-96; The Disappearing Diplomat (Terrance Dicks) 22, 27, 63; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 85, 91; The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 16; My Hero (Tom Holt) 69, 195; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 125; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 12; "The Curious Computer" (Peter Lovesey) 235; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 140, 220; The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 42; "The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 84; Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 74; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 134; Bloodguilty (Raymond Thor) 183

Bond, Jessie (English Actress, 1856-1942)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 203-204

Bond, Ruskin (British-Indian Author, 1934- )
"The Stolen Daffodils" (Ruskin Bond) 38-43

Bond, Dr Thomas (Doctor who attended Mary Jane Kelly Murder)
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 138, 277-278
The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 82

Bond, Ward (American Actor, 1903-1960)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 88

Bones, Billy (Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 206; The Case of the Captive Clairvoyant (Anthony Read) 108

Bonfield, John "Black Jack" (American Police Officer, 1836-1898)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 496-504

Bong Tree, The (The Owl and the Pussycat - Edward Lear)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 111

Bonham-Carter, Helena (British Actress)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 70, 72

Boniface, Monsieur (The Spring Chicken - Monckton & Caryll)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 8

Boniface, St (English Missionary, c.680-754)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 142
St Boniface Down: "The Case of a Boy’s Honour" (Donald Thomas) 21, 66

Bonington, Sir Ralph Bloomfield (The Doctor's Dilemma - George Bernard Shaw)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 181, 183-185

Bonn, Issy (British Comedian, 1903-1977)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 113

Bonnard, Pierre (French Artist, 1867-1947)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 232-233

Bonnemains, Marguerite: see Marguerite Crouzet

Bonner, Robert E. (American Newspaper Publisher, 1824-1899)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 45

Bonney, Anne (Irish Pirate, 1697-1720)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 321

Bonnie & Clyde (Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow, American Outlaws)
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 76
see also: Parker, Bonnie

Bonnie Prince Charlie, Charles Edward Stuart (Pretender to the British Throne, 1720-1788)
Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (Barrie Roberts) 5-7, 21-22, 28, 32-33, 38, 63-65, 67, 69, 71-73, 91, 144-145, 155, 165
Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow)
41-206
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 174; The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 19; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 346, 364; Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 147; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 8; The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 122; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 440; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 108, 126; "The Adventure of the Hanoverian Vampires" (Darrell Schweitzer) 23; Sherlock Holmes Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 18

Bonnor, George (Australian Cricketer, 1855-1912)
"A Death at the Cricket" (Eddie Maguire) 39-41, 43, 52, 55-57, 61, 63-64, 66-67

Bonnycastle, Mr (Pandora - Henry James)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 51

Bonnycastle, Mrs (Pandora - Henry James)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 50-51

Bonzo (Bonzo comics - George Studdy)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 115

Boojum, The (The Hunting of the Snark - Lewis Carroll)
Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 180; "The Problem of the Sore Bridge - Among Others" (Philip Jose Farmer) 59

Bookbinder, Sam (American Restaurateur)
Bookbinder's Restaurant: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 148

Boole, George (British Mathematician, 1815-1864)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 260; "Rosenlaui" (Conrad Williams) 196
Boolean: "An Advertisement in the Times" (Henry Ledgard & Andrew Singer) 128

Boone, Daniel (American Frontiersman, 1734-1820)
The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 470; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 121

Boop, Betty (Cartoon Character)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 204; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 188

Boot, Sir Jesse (British Pharmacist, 1850-1931)
Boots the Chemist: The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 107; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 56; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 195

Booth, Adelaide Delannoy (Belgian First Wife of Junius Brutus Booth, 1792-1857)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 33-35, 279-282, 286, 318, 322-326, 330

Booth, Sir Alfred (Chairman of Cunard Lines)
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 25, 49, 104

Booth, Asia (Sister of John Wilkes Booth, 1835-1888)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 35, 56, 226, 266, 299
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 189

Booth, Catherine (Wife of W. Bramwell Booth, 1829-1890)
The Problem of the Missing Miss (Roberta Rogow) 233

Booth, Charles (British Sociologist, 1840-1916)
"The Case of the Ancient Mariner" (Colin Bruce) 76-77; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 110

Booth, Edwin (American Actor, Brother of John Wilkes Booth, 1833-1893)
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 163-210
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 18-32, 35-36, 39, 41-60, 63-64, 75-80, 82-83, 85-97, 101, 109, 111, 113-120, 124, 155-156, 158, 169, 185-187, 193, 201, 208-214, 216-230, 232, 239, 241, 243-247, 250-254, 256, 259-261, 263-267, 270, 274-284, 290, 294-296, 299-302, 313-321, 327-328, 330-336
Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 230; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 280; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 40, 180, 377; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 245; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 69; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 57; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 21; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 221, 224
Booth Theater: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 213, 217, 331

Booth (Grossman), Edwina (Daughter of Edwin Booth, 1861-1938)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 27, 51, 56, 77-78, 80, 82-83, 87, 92-93, 119, 185, 210, 226, 333

Booth, John Wilkes (American Actor, Assassinated Abraham Lincoln, 1838-1865)
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 164, 177-178, 189-192, 204-205
Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 23, 26-27, 29-37, 42-63, 66-69, 74, 77-79, 81-83, 85, 97, 111, 119, 128, 137, 200-201, 222-225, 230, 243, 245-247, 249, 252-253, 255, 257, 259, 266-270, 298, 327-328
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 6, 18, 24, 32-33, 35-36, 46-47, 50, 58, 60, 93-94, 100-101, 112, 116-118, 122-136, 139-147, 149-197
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts)
11-25, 27-29, 31, 35-36, 47, 51-54, 59-60, 64, 68-72, 74-80, 82, 90-91, 104, 115-122, 129, 171, 198-218, 220, 222-267, 274-296, 298-309, 311-322, 325-328, 330-336
"Time Patrol" (Poul Anderson) 17; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 16; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 280; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 69; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 243; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 120; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 81; Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 148, 150, 152, 284; "The Startling Events in the Electrified City" (Thomas Perry) 114; Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (Barrie Roberts) 81, 94; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 26; Ghosts and the Machine (Lloyd Rose) 29; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 322; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 83; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 147; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 352

Booth, Joseph (Brother of John Wilkes Booth, 1840-1902)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 35-36, 76, 79-80, 246, 266

Booth, Junius Brutus (British-American Actor, Father of John Wilkes Booth, 1796-1852)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 280
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 33-36, 45, 53, 57, 64, 125, 136, 212, 214, 275-276, 279-282, 285, 306, 317-318, 321-328, 330, 336
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 164, 171, 173, 176, 178, 190, 208; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 119; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 352

Booth, Junius Brutus, Jr. (American Actor, Brother of John Wilkes Booth, 1821-1883)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 35, 64, 266, 280

Booth, Martin (British Writer, 1944-2004)
The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 31

Booth, Mary Ann (Holmes) (Mother of John Wilkes Booth, 1802-1885)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 33-34, 36, 46, 53, 69, 119, 173, 181, 184-185, 210-211, 226, 245, 252, 256, 266, 279-281, 294
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 119

Booth, Mary Devlin (First Wife of Edwin Booth, 1840-1863)
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 168, 184, 205; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 45, 119

Booth, Mary McVicker (American Actress, Wife of Edwin Booth, 1848-1881)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 27-28, 44-46, 51-52, 56-57, 76-78, 83, 87, 210, 212, 226, 332
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 168, 184, 190, 205

Booth, Richard Junius (Son of Junius Brutus Booth, 1819-1868)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 27-29, 33-36, 38, 40-42, 44, 47-52, 54, 82, 87-90, 93-98, 100-101, 103, 108-117, 119, 205-207, 209, 211, 221, 227, 235-237, 247, 249-250, 255, 257-261, 263, 265, 270-274, 277-332, 336

Booth, Rosalie (Sister of John Wilkes Booth, 1823-1889)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 35-36, 266

Booth, Sarah Ware (Wife of Richard Junius Booth, ?-1868)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 36

Booth, Sydney Barton (American Actor, 1873-1937)
"The Startling Events in the Electrified City" (Thomas Perry) 113-117, 119-120, 134, 137-138

Booth, General William Bramwell (British Founder of the Salvation Army, 1829-1912)
The Problem of the Missing Miss (Roberta Rogow)
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 132-133
Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 28; "Years Ago & In A Different Place" (Michael Kurland) 174; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 21, 347; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 183; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 19; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 11; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 171, 240

Boothby, Guy (Australian Writer, 1867-1905)
"The Case of the Baffled Courier" (Roger Jaynes) 113, 133; "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 250

Bootle-Wilbraham, Edward, 1st Earl of Lathom (Lord Chamberlain (1885-86 / '86-92 / '95-98), 1837-1898)
The Lord Chamberlain: Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 27

Borchardt, Hugo (German Gunsmith, 1844-1925)
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 228
Borchardt Automatic Pistol: Moriarty (John Gardner) 124, 172; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 257, 281, 304, 306-307; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 37, 192, 196, 198

Borden, Abby Durfee (Step-mother of Lizzie Borden, 1828-1892)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 11-12, 24-25, 44-45, 52-55, 59, 62-67, 70, 72-73, 76, 82-88, 103, 105-110, 113, 119, 122-123, 128, 131-132, 135, 137, 141, 149-157, 164, 167-169, 172
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 163-165, 206, 213, 245, 250
Sherlock Holmes: My Life and Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 95; "The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 85; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 312; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 1 37; "The Mystery of Dr Thorvald Sigerson" (Linda Robertson) 91; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 530

Borden, Abraham (Father of Andrew Borden, 1798-1882)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 43-44, 60, 117, 167

Borden, Alice (Daughter of Andrew Borden, 1856-1858)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 61

Borden, Andrew Jackson (Father of Lizzie Borden, 1822-1892)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 11-12, 24-25, 33-34, 39, 43-45, 51, 53, 55-63, 67, 70, 72-74, 76-82, 86-92, 94-95, 98-100, 105-107, 110-119, 121-123, 125-126, 128-131, 134-139, 141-142, 145-146, 149-152, 155, 157, 164, 167-172
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 163-165, 205-206, 213, 245, 250
Sherlock Holmes: My Life and Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 95; "The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 85; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 312; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 137; "The Mystery of Dr Thorvald Sigerson" (Linda Robertson) 91; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 530

Borden, Emma (Sister of Lizzie Borden, 1851-1927)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 12-13, 15, 23, 39, 42-45, 51, 55-56, 61, 66, 73, 117, 124-125, 127, 149-154, 156-170, 172-173
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 164

Borden, Lizzie (Alleged American Murderess, 1860-1927)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 12-13, 15, 23, 25-27, 33, 39, 42-45, 51-133, 135-142, 145-146, 149-153, 155-173
"The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 83-86
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 152-153, 162-166, 205-215, 217, 221-223, 226, 229, 236-238, 240-247, 250
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 95; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 204, 283; "The Case of the Substitute Strangler" (Douglas Moreton) 40; "The Baker Street Irregulars Murder Case" (Henry T. Parry) 71; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 312; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 137; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 402; "The Mystery of Dr Thorvald Sigerson" (Linda Robertson) 91; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 318; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 214; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 74; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 530

Borden, Lurana (Sister of Andrew Borden, 1826-1898)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 63

Borden, Sarah Morse (Mother of Lizzie Borden, 1823-1863)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 59, 66, 118, 164

Bordereau, Juliana (The Aspern Papers - Henry James)
Juanita Bordereau: "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 150-153, 158, 160-162, 167, 173
Olivia Borden: "The Adventure of the Aspen Papers" (Daniel D. Victor) 263-278

Bordereau, Tita / Tina (The Aspern Papers - Henry James)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 150-155, 158-161, 173
Rita Borden: "The Adventure of the Aspen Papers" (Daniel D. Victor) 263-278

Bordet, Jules (Belgian Bacteriologist, 1870-1961)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 54

Boreas (Greek God of the North Wind)
"The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 16

Borel, Denis (Le Docteur Omega - Arnould Galopin)
"The Dynamics of an Asteroid" (John Peel) 176-193

Borges, Jorge Luis (Argentinian Writer, 1899-1986)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 255
Borgesian: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 184

Borgia, Cesare (Italian Soldier & Politician, 1476-1507)
"The Matter of the Vatican Cameos" (David L. Hammer) 23; Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 208; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 279

Borgia, St. Francis (Spanish Roman Catholic Reformer, 1510-1572)
"The Matter of the Vatican Cameos" (David L. Hammer) 23

Borgia, Lucrezia (Italian Patron of the Arts, 1480-1519)
"Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209-210
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 71-72, 99, 102-104, 167-168, 192-193
"The Adventure of the Brimstone Chalice" (Dr. Hill Barton) 285; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 367; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 33; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 135; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 125; "The Case of the Substitute Strangler" (Douglas Moreton) 44; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 117, 212; "A Scandal in Hobohemia" (Jamie Wyman) 25
Lucrezia ring: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 181

Borgia, Rodrigo (Pope Alexander VI (1492-1503), 1431-1503)
The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 238; "The Matter of the Vatican Cameos" (David L. Hammer) 22; Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 208; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 288

Borgia Family, The
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 7; "The Adventure of the Brimstone Chalice" (Dr. Hill Barton) 285;"The Record of the Tarleton Murders" (Ian Charnock) 42; "The Adventure of the Curious Canary" (Barry Day) 175; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 184; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 33; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 125; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 120; "A Study in Abstruse Detail" (Wendy C. Fries) 320; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 31; "The Matter of the Vatican Cameos" (David L. Hammer) 22-23; Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 208;"The Problem of the Purple Maculas" (James C. Iraldi) 378; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 169; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 83; "The Affair of the 46th Birthday" (Amy Myers) 250; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 170; The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 109; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 148; "The Case of the Hygienic Husband" (Donald Thomas) 207; "The Sect of the Salamander" (Ron Weighell) 100
Borgia Ring: "The Adventure of the Arabian Knight" (Loren D. Estleman) 151
Borgia Tears: Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 93
See also: Black Pearl of the Borgias

Borgis, Hortentio (17th Century Venetian Lapidarist)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 345

Borlase, William (English Antiquary, 1695-1772)
"The Matter of the Furnival Curse" (David L. Hammer) 96

Borodin, Aleksandr (Russian Composer, 1833-1887)
Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 101; The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 196

Borogoves (Jabberwocky - Lewis Carroll)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 25, 31

Borre (Son of King Arthur)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 116

Borrow, George (British Philologist & Author, 1803-1881)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 50-51, 53, 63-64, 69-71, 78, 85, 91, 93, 174, 182-183, 221, 271, 363; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 29

Borsalino, Giuseppe (Italian Hat Maker)
Borsalino: “He Who Grew Up Reading Sherlock Holmes” (Harlan Ellison) 221